Small to Medium Enterprises

Services for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Startups & Suppliers

As entrepreneurs and business owners ourselves, we understand the pressures that face small to medium enterprises, all with increased market expectations to grow and innovate like never before.

Large buying organizations are opening their doors to diverse businesses and social enterprises, particularly through supply chain inclusion opportunities. Will you be ready to pitch your business?

That’s where we come in – offering a unique view into the world of the buyer by breaking down what makes a large and complex organization tick, decoding the corporate jargon and providing you with a clear blueprint on how we can ensure your enterprise is truly ‘contract ready.’

Typically we work with small to medium enterprises in the following ways:

Business diagnostic

Capability & capacity auditing

Product to market fit & stress testing

Competitor analysis & bench marketing

Digital footprint assessment

Private sector & government contract readiness

Market expansion & export readiness

Social impact measurement

Partner/joint venture assessment

Business strategy & growth planning

Value propositioning & client alignment

Buyer engagement strategies

Digital adoption & integration

Organisational & service modelling

Procurement risk management

Supply chain optimisation & outsourcing

Sustainable supply chain & policy compliance

Employment strategy

Strategy & model implementation

Workforce engagement & change management

Buyer & tier 1 matchmaking

Pitch development & execution

Proposal/tender submission support & management

Governance & risk management

Partnering/joint venture execution

Business mentoring, education & training

“Social Innovation, capacity development and education are the ‘power trio’ for entrepreneurial empowerment and success. A business culture that encourages collaboration and knowledge sharing contributes to community building, economic sustainability and social impact.”

Shyra Barberstock
Global Chairperson + Co-Founder
Okwaho Equal Source

Social Responsibility, Diversity & Inclusion, Policy & Procurement Professionals

Indigenous Communities, Not For Profit & Non-Government Organizations

Social Enterprise Model Development, Digital Innovation & Research Enablement

Okwaho Equal Source acknowledges Indigenous Peoples as the Traditional Owners of the Lands we visit throughout our work. We recognize their continuing connection to the Land, the Water, and all Living Things.

We pay our respects to Ancestors, and to Elders; Past, Present, and Future.